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Jan 09, 2018
Short Term Rentals are now being permitted. Knoxville residents wishing to operate a short-term rental unit can apply for a permit from the City of Knoxville, Business Tax Office, in room 450 of the City County Building, 400 Main St., provided they meet the conditions in the City’s newly adopted short-term rental ordinance. City staff will offer two training and question-and-answer sessions for short-term rental hosts on Tuesday, Jan....
Jan 05, 2018
KAAR and HBAGK (Home Builders Assoc of Greater Knoxville) held their joint annual Legislative Luncheon at KAAR's newly renovated building on January 4th. It was a packed house of KAAR leadership, RPAC Investors, Realtor Party Team Members, and​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ HBAGK Board members.  Thanks to Cindy Bush, Movement Mortgage, for sponsoring this event! Eleven state legislators from across the East Tennessee region - Senators...
Nov 10, 2017
In order to be compliant with the RESO standards as mandated by NAR, the following fields will be changing on November 22. Property type of Commercial will change to Commercial Sale Tenant Expenses - Electric will change to Electricty   State/Province - Other/Outside USA will be deleted   Owner Expenses - Electric will change to Electricity - Maintenance will change to Common Area Maintenance. New options of Exterior Maintenance,...
Oct 11, 2017
"...[R]eal estate professionals have reported an upswing in a particularly insidious wire scam.   A hacker will break into a licensee’s email account to obtain information about upcoming real estate transactions.  After monitoring the account to determine the likely timing of a close, the hacker will send an email to the buyer, posing either as the title company representative or as the licensee.  The fraudulent email will...
Sep 28, 2017
The Regulatory Boards Division of the Department of Commerce and Insurance has exciting news for you as a licensee of the Tennessee Real Estate Commission. Beginning today, your license can be printed directly from your home or office without extra cost. This convenience allows you to immediately have a copy of a new or renewed license once your application is approved. At this time, we are offering this program to licensees of the Accountancy...

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